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Acute Changes
in Plasma Amino Acid Appearance After Adding Bacillus Coagulans GBI-30, 6086 to Plant Protein Concentrate in Older Women

Acute Changes
in Plasma Amino Acid Appearance After Adding Bacillus Coagulans GBI-30, 6086 to Plant Protein Concentrate in Older Women

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LU IRB#: IRB-21-57
PI: Chad Kerksick, PhD

Description of Study

The purpose of this study is to examine the pattern of plasma amino acid appearance after a two-week daily regimen of plant protein concentrate supplementation with and without the addition of Bacillus coagulans GBI-30, 6086 among older women.

Location
Exercise and Performance Nutrition Laboratory (Fieldhouse 126)
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301

Number of Visits
3

Time Commitment
Visits 1: Approximately 45 Minutes
Visits 2-3: Approximately 4 Hours

Compensation
$300 (Direct Deposit)

Point of Contact
Kylie Walden
epnl@lindenwood.edu

Research Sample Needed

  • 30 healthy, physically active women.

Inclusion Criteria

  • Between the ages of 50 - 70 years of age.
  • Currently participating in at least 30 minutes of physical activity at minimum three days per week.

Exclusion Criteria

  • As indicated on a medical history form they complete, any individual who is currently being treated for or diagnosed with a cardiac, respiratory, circulatory, musculoskeletal, metabolic, obesity (defined as body mass index > 30 kg/m2), immune, autoimmune, psychiatric, hematological, neurological or endocrinological disorder or disease.
  • Any woman who is taking a medication known to impact digestive function or hormonal functions that may impact how our body digests, absorbs, or metabolizes nutrients.
  • Any woman currently taking a probiotic or a dietary supplement that may impact digestive function or hormonal functions that may impact how our body digests, absorbs, or metabolizes nutrients.
  • Women who are pregnant.

Are You Eligible?

Information provided here reflects current IRB approval for this research. However, this information may be subject to change and updated accordingly.

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